Partito dell'Amore (Love Party) is a political party in Italy co-founded on July 12, 1991 by pornstars Moana Pozzi and Ilona Staller (Cicciolina), the latter one being famous for actually being elected member of the Italian parliament in 1987. The party was organized by Riccardo Schicchi, Cicciolina's manager, as a parody of the traditional political parties.
The political program included legalization of brothels, better sex education and the creation of "love parks". In 1992 Moana Pozzi ran for parliament, unsuccessfully. (collecting 22,401 votes (0.06%)), but her popularity reached its pinnacle. In 1993, Pozzi unsuccessfully ran for the Mayor of Rome.
- Ilona Staller at the Internet Movie Database
- "Politician and the porn star - did she fake her own death?", The Times, September 12, 2005
- " After Elections, Italy Is Still a Muddle", The New York Times, November 23, 1993